Tag Archives: Ekiti State

COVD-19: Ekiti Records Second Casualty As 75-Year-Old Woman Dies

Ekiti State Governor has confirmed another COVID-19 casualty, making it the second death to be recorded in the whole state. This was confirmed by the state government on Thursday, noting that the case was a 75-year-old woman who died from COVID-19-related complications. “We can confirm that one of the samples sent to the Nigeria Centre…

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NCDC Revises Coronavirus Tally To 541, Apologizes To Ekiti For Reporting New Case

On Saturday, April 18, 2020, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reported that the cases of coronavirus has risen to 542 but now they’re apologizing to the Ekiti State Government for mistakenly announcing one new case in the state. NCDC had initially recorded 49 new cases in five states and the Federal Capital Territory. They noted that 23 of the…

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Iconic Nigerian Broadcaster, Kunle Olasope Bows Out At 82

Iconic Nigerian broadcaster, Otunba Kunle Olasope has been confirmed dead. The Efon-Alaaye, Ekiti State-born broadcaster, died in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Sunday at the age of 82. Former Secretary-General, Efon Development League, Prince Adeyemi Adejoju, who confirmed the death of Olasope, who was until his passage, the chairman, Board of Trustees of the…

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N4.6bn Fraud: Fayose’s Ally, Agbele, Docked, Remanded in Prison

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, August 3, 2016, arraigned an associate of Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, Abiodun Agbele, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on an 11-count charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of  N1,219,000,000 (One Billion, Two Hundred…

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‘Nigerians Need Is Food On Their Tables’ – Fayose |Urges FG To Declare State Of Emergency In Agricultural Sector

  Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to declare state of emergency in the agriculture sector. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Fayose, who made the plea in Ado Ekiti while declaring open the 2016 Ekiti Agriculture Summit, said doing so would boost government’s commitment to the…

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